Month: December 2009

  • Google is freaking amazing (continuing saga)

    Story posted at 6:54 a.m. Google e-mail alert mentioning said story at 7:02 a.m.

  • When everybody says sell, it’s time to buy

    Newspaper companies abandoned by “savvy investors” as dinosaur stocks have been beating the Dow over the past 12 months — handily:  Those beating the Dow were: New York Times (+25%), AH Belo (+126%), Gatehouse (+350%), Lee Enterprises (+763%), McClatchy (+296%), Journal Communications (+56%), EW Scripps (+208%), Media General (+388%), Gannett (+65%) and News Corp. (+57%). …

  • Degrees of difference in what you can say

    I recently was on a panel at a University of Tennessee journalism class with Knoxville blogger Randy Neal and Chattanooga Times Free Press Executive Editor Tom Griscom. One of the students, Beth Maynard, wrote a piece that has been posted on the “Scooping the News” blog that focuses on one subject that came up: comment…